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Sociology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Claremont, CA, United States
Studying Sociology at Pomona College is a journey of understanding how societies work and how people, institutions and groups behave and interact within them.
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Overview

Using the rigor of Sociology at Pomona College theory and methods, sociology majors or minors study how societies function and the ways people influence each other through institutions, organizations and groups.

Learning outcomes

On this academic journey, you will explore topics such as urban life, family relations, race and ethnicity, social class, social and religious movements, aging and gender roles.

You’ll observe and analyze these topics from two vantage points: the social sciences and the humanities, with both views grounded in social theory and research.

Sociology can be combined with majors in Public Policy Analysis and Gender & Women’s Studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Chicanos/as and Latinos/as in Contemporary Society (CP)
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Population and Environment
  • Social and Political Movements
  • Global Systems and Society
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Survey and Quantitative Research Methods
  • Los Angeles Communities: Transformations, Inequality and Activism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • School Report and Counselor Recommendation
  • Mid-Year Report
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One-time, non-refundable application fee of $70 or fee waiver
  • Test scores for international applicants
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Claremont

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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